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Poetica Musica performs live in Jordan.

As part of the performing arts program of the US Embassy's Cultural Section, the chamber music ensemble Poetica Musica will perform American contemporary and classical music in Jordan from April 11 Au 13, 2011.

Poetica Musica will hold two free public concerts in Jordan.

Their first performance is at Dair Al-Latin School theater in Madaba on April 12 at 7 p.m.

and their second performance, which will include Jordanian musicians Yasmeen Al-Alami on piano and Yareb Smeirat on violin, will

be at Al-Hussein Cultural Center in Ras el-Ain on Wednesday, April 13 at 7:30 p.m.

The group will give outreach performances at Zainab Bint Al-Rasoul Public School in Ramtha, at Philadelphia University in Jerash and at King Abdullah II Cultural Center in Zarqa to expose Jordanian students to American classical music and culture.The group will also conduct jam sessions and master classes with local artists and students from the Army Orchestra at the National Music Conservatory.

Poetica Musica is a consortium of classical musicians who have toured extensively throughout Europe and the Middle East. Coming to Jordan will be Robin Kani on flute, Oren Fader on guitar and soprano singer Eleanor Valkenburg. They will perform works by American composers Aaron Copland and George Gershwin, in addition to pieces by other classical masters.

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Publication:The Star (Amman, Jordan)
Date:Apr 11, 2011
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